Category Archives: NSSF/NRA

NSSF Partners with Scholastic Shooting Sports Foundation on First Shots, +ONE Efforts

NEWTOWN, Conn. – NSSF®, the firearm industry trade association, is pleased to announce that it has formed a partnership with the Scholastic Shooting Sports Foundation (SSSF) to promote NSSF’s First Shots® program and +ONESM Movement initiatives through SSSF’s family of … Continue reading

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NSSF Opens Registration for Webinar ‘Using Social Media Effectively in Times of Crisis’

June 26, 2020 NEWTOWN, Conn. — NSSF®, the trade association for the firearm industry, is pleased to announce that registration is now open for its newest webinar, “Using Social Media Effectively in Times of Crisis.” In this 60-minute webinar, Michelle … Continue reading

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Firearm Industry Praises Senate Passage of Great American Outdoors Act

For immediate release | June 17, 2020 NEWTOWN, Conn. — NSSF®, the firearm industry trade association, praised the U.S. Senate’s passage of the Great American Outdoors Act, (H.R. 1957). This historic legislation, which received overwhelming bipartisan support, is among the … Continue reading

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Firearm Industry Disappointed By U.S. Supreme Court’s Refusal to Accept Second Amendment Cases

NEWTOWN, Conn. — NSSF®, the firearm industry trade association, expressed profound disappointment and frustration by the U.S. Supreme Court’s refusal to accept any of nearly a dozen Second Amendment-related appeals. The Supreme Court requires just four justices to agree to … Continue reading

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NSSF, Project Childsafe Emphasize Firearm Safety as a Critical Part of Home Safety

June is National Safety Month; Preventing Home Accidents Helps First Responders and Health Care Workers Focus on Community-wide Priorities For immediate release | June 10, 2020 NSSF, Project Childsafe Emphasize Firearm Safety as a Critical Part of Home Safety June … Continue reading

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NSSF Announces New COVID-19 Operations Webinar for Outdoor Ranges

For immediate release | June 2, 2020 NEWTOWN, Conn. — NSSF®, the trade association for the firearm industry, is pleased to announce that registration is now open for its newest webinar, “Outdoor Range Models of Success During the COVID-19 Era.” … Continue reading

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NSSF Launching New Webinar ‘Liability in the Age of COVID-19’

For immediate release | May 22, 2020 NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the trade association for the firearm industry, is pleased to announce that registration is now open for its newest webinar, “Liability in the Age … Continue reading

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ATF Announces Release of New Form 4473

For immediate release | May 20, 2020 NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the trade association for the firearm industry, is pleased to announce that ATF is set to release its newest version of the Form 4473. … Continue reading

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Winchester Ammunition Commits To New NRA Online Source For Women

EAST ALTON, Ill. (May 20, 2020) — Winchester® Ammunition continues its industry leadership in supporting women who are interested in hunting, personal defense and the shooting sports with its commitment to a new digital platform launched by the National Rifle … Continue reading

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The Ambassador Academy has been Rescheduled for June 6-10

For immediate release | May 18, 2020 NEWTOWN, Conn. — Held outside of Orlando, Florida, the five days of training covers multiple topics, including filming and editing, social media analytics and strategy, Second Amendment-related hostile communication and on-camera presence, live-fire … Continue reading

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NSSF Joins AFSP and VA for Webcast on ‘Protecting Mental Health and Preventing Suicide During COVID-19’

USCCA Will Premiere the Webcast on May 14, 8 p.m. EST, on its YouTube Channel NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®) has joined with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for … Continue reading

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New Jersey’s Range 129 Earns NSSF Five-Star Rating

NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation®(NSSF®), the firearm industry trade association, is pleased to announce that it has awarded Range 129 its highest Five-Star ratingfor range excellence. Located in Absecon, New Jersey, on the coast in the southern … Continue reading

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Industry Day at the Range New Exhibitor Registration Open Now

Industry Day at the Range invites new exhibitors to register for the 16th annual event taking place on Jan. 18, 2021, one day prior to SHOT Show. Shooting lanes are available for all firearms types, along with tents for non-shooting … Continue reading

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Firearm Industry Honors Senator Shelley Moore Capito as Legislator of the Year

NEWTOWN, Conn. – The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the trade association for the firearm, ammunition, hunting and recreational shooting sports industry, recognized U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.V.) as the 2019 National Shooting Sports Foundation Legislator of the Year … Continue reading

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NSSF PAC Achieves Unprecedented Support in 2019

For immediate release | April 21, 2020 More than $250,000 in contributions, 77 pro-industry legislators supported WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Shooting Sports Foundation® Political Action Committee, NSSF®PAC, released its 2019 Year in Review report to members and industry partners … Continue reading

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Firearm Industry Economic Impact Rises 213% Since 2008

NEWTOWN, Conn. — The total economic impact of the firearm and ammunition industry in the United States increased from $19.1 billion in 2008 to $60 billion in 2019, a 213-percent increase, while the total number of full-time-equivalent jobs rose from … Continue reading

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NSSF’S Project ChildSafe Launches New Tools for First-Time Gun Owners

NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation®(NSSF®) today unveiled a new infographic for first-time gun owners in response to the surge in firearms sales across the U.S. Additionally, through its Project ChildSafe® program, NSSF has launched a newFirearm Storage … Continue reading

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Massachusetts Governor Opens, Then Closes ‘Essential Critical’ Gun Retail

For immediate release | April 1, 2020 Gov. Charlie Baker Quietly Lifted Restrictions, Only to Reverse Course. NEWTOWN, Conn. — Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker closed federally licensed firearm dealers after briefly listing them open as “essential” services. The move effectively … Continue reading

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NSSF Donates $25,000 in Support of Newtown and Region’s Virus Responders

NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the trade association for the firearm industry, has made donations totaling $25,000 to three groups indispensable to supporting the health and welfare of area residents in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. … Continue reading

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NSSF, Retailers Emphasize Gun Safety as Sales Rise and Families Stay Home

    NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®) and its partners urge gun owners to keep firearm safety a top priority and are making safety resources widely available as gun and ammunition sales increase, especially among first-time … Continue reading

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NSSF Presents R3 Leader of the Year Award to Jenifer Wisniewski

For immediate release | March 12, 2020   NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation®(NSSF®), the firearm industry trade association, presented its R3 Leader of the Year Award to Jenifer Wisniewski, Chief of Outreach and Communication with the Tennessee … Continue reading

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NSSF’s SHOT Show Receives Creative Award

  LAS VEGAS — The Davey Awards has recognized the National Shooting Sports Foundation®’s SHOT Show® with a Gold Davey Award in its Design/Print category for the SHOT Show’s “Fully Loaded” print advertising. The award recognizes NSSF® and CSG Creative, … Continue reading

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NSSF Announces New +ONE Movement Industry Promotional Tools

    NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the trade association for the firearms industry, is pleased to announce that it has expanded its library of +ONESM Movement promotional resources. Launched in 2019, the +ONE Movement is … Continue reading

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Davenport Guns & Shooting Club Earns NSSF Four-Star Rating

NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation®(NSSF®), the trade association for the firearms industry, is pleased to announce that it has awarded Davenport Guns & Shooting Club a Four-Star rating for range excellence. Located in the heart of Davenport, … Continue reading

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NSSF Sponsors Ambassador Academy

For immediate release | February 17, 2020 NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the trade association for the firearms industry, is pleased to announce that it is sponsoring the 2020 Ambassador Academy taking place Mar. 28-Apr. 1 … Continue reading

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SAAMI Offers Clarification on Acceptance of New 300 HAM’R Cartridge

    SAAMI would like to clarify the recent press release of February 7th. SIG Sauer was listed as the developer of the cartridge as is standard practice for the company which introduces the cartridge. SAAMI and SIG Sauer felt … Continue reading

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SAAMI Announces Acceptance of New 300 HAM’R Cartridge

    NEWTOWN, Conn. — The Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute® (SAAMI®), the organization at the forefront of promoting firearm safety by creating standards that ensure safety, reliability and interchangeability of firearms, ammunition, and components, has announced the acceptance … Continue reading

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NSSF, Project ChildSafe Help Promote Firearms Safety in Denver

For immediate release | February 3, 2020   Free gun locks, safety resources donated to mayor’s gun safety initiative NEWTOWN, Conn. — Project ChildSafe®, the firearms safety program of the National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), has provided 1,000 firearm safety … Continue reading

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6th Annual HAVA/NSSF Golf Tournament Raises $50,000 for America’s Veterans

For immediate release | January 27, 2020 LAS VEGAS — NSSF today announced that its annual pre-SHOT Show golf outing to benefit the charity Honored American Veterans Afield (HAVA) raised $50,000. HAVA is a 501(c)(3) organization formed by companies in … Continue reading

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NSSF Hails Publication of Firearms Export Reform Rules

    WASHINGTON — NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the trade association for the firearms and ammunition industry, applauds the Trump administration’s posting for public inspection the final rules that modernize the export regulations for sporting … Continue reading

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Lucas Oil is Official 2020 SHOT Show Wi-Fi Sponsor

  NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the trade association for the firearms industry, is pleased to announce that Lucas Oil Products, Inc., has agreed to be the official Wi-Fi Sponsor for the 2020 SHOT Show®. Lucas … Continue reading

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2020 SHOT Show New Product Center Sponsored by USCCA

  NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the trade association for the firearms industry, is pleased to announce that theUnited States Concealed Carry Association (USCCA) will be the official sponsor of the 2020 SHOT Show® New Product … Continue reading

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NSSF President Joseph Bartozzi Named CEO by Board of Governors

NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the firearms industry trade association, has announced that NSSF’s Board of Governors has voted to add the title and duties of Chief Executive Officer to Joseph Bartozzi’s current and ongoing responsibilities … Continue reading

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NSSF Honors Fallen Officers with $25,000 Fraternal Order of Police Donation

  WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the firearms industry trade association, is honoring the nation’s fallen law enforcement officers by contributing $25,000 to the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) Foundation. The donation was delivered to FOP … Continue reading

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NSSF Welcomes Massachusetts AG’s ‘Enforcement Notice’ Clarification

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the firearms industry trade association, accepts Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey’s agreement to clarify the Enforcement Notice that included “’Copies’ or ‘Duplicates’ of the Enumerated Weapons.” The Attorney General’s … Continue reading

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NSSF Releases Firearms Production Figures

For immediate release | December 3, 2019 More than 17.7 million Modern Sporting Rifles in Private Ownership WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the firearms industry trade association, released the 2017 Firearms Production Report to members. The … Continue reading

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Your Donation to Project ChildSafe Will Support Firearm Safety Efforts and Help Save Lives

  NEWTOWN, Conn. — Today is Giving Tuesday and the National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®) is asking those who donate to worthy causes to consider making a gift in support of Project ChildSafe®, its award-winning community gun safety program that … Continue reading

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Project ChildSafe Announces New Donation Page Ahead of Giving Tuesday

    Your Recurring Donation Will Support Firearm Safety Efforts That Help Save Lives NEWTOWN, Conn. — With Giving Tuesday fast approaching on December 3, the National Shooting Sports Foundation’s® firearms safety program, Project ChildSafe®, is making supporters aware of … Continue reading

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SAAMI Welcomes Kalashnikov USA to Organization

  NEWTOWN, Conn. — The Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute Inc.,® (SAAMI®) is pleased to announce that Kalashnikov USA has joined as a Supporting Member. A manufacturer of rifles, pistols and shotguns, Kalashnikov USA is headquartered in Pompano Beach, … Continue reading

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NSSF Promotes Gun Safety in Texas with $1 Million Grant from Governor’s Office

    NSSF’s Project ChildSafe® program will encourage locked storage of firearms when not in use NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation®is making available firearms safety education materials to Texas communities after being awarded a $1 million grant … Continue reading

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